HUM111 Strayer University Ramses II and Constantine Comparative Essay

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Write a 750-1,000 word essay which adequately address the topic and requirements stated below.

Step 1: Select a topic from the list below and include this topic on your title page.

  • Ancient Male Rulers: Select any two (2) of these rulers: Ramses II, Shihuangdi, Constantine, Ashoka, Pericles, or Charlemagne. Select rulers from different cultures.
  • Ancient Female Rulers: Compare the Tang Empress Wu Zetian (also known as Empress Wu or as Wu Zhao; ruled China around 690-705 AD) with either the Pharaoh Cleopatra (ruled Egypt around 51-31 BC) or the Pharaoh Hatshepsut (ruled Egypt around 1478-1458 BC).

Step 2: In your first paragraph, establish a clear thesis about your chosen subjects that addresses:

  • Who or what you are comparing
  • The dates covered for each
  • 3-4 sentences on the reason for your choice

Step 3: Using reasonable and scholarly resources:

  • Compare 2 ways your choices are similar
  • Compare 2 ways your choices are different

Step 4: Consider your findings on the similarities and differences mentioned earlier and what it might suggest about differences between the subjects' cultures. Using reasonable and scholarly resources:

  • Compare 3 ways your choices' cultures are different

Step 5: Using reasonable and scholarly resources:

  • Suggest a modern day example of your first choice, and provide a rationale for your suggestion
  • Suggest a modern day example of your second choice, and provide a rationale for your suggestion
  • For Male rulers….Which President of f U.S, which Governor, Senator, Mayor reminds you of each person you have chosen… your dad or granddad, uncle, brother, etc
  • For Female Rulers….Which First lady, Lady Governor, Lady Senator, Lady Mayor reminds you of your choices.. Grandmother, Mother, Aunt, etc

Step 6: In a concluding paragraph, summarize 2 things you learned that in some way ties together with your original thesis.

Step 7: Include a reference area that identifies at least 3 references. The class text may be included in the list of 3 or more. In-text citations are required when paraphrasing or quoting another source. (i.e., STEPS 3, 4, and 5 above)

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Comparative Essay

Ramses II and Constantine were both regarded as great leaders in the history of
kingdoms, and during their reign, the two leaders used their powers and knowledge to shape the
world’s history. The two leaders did not only influence the political side, but they had a
significant impact when it came to religion and culture of the empires they ruled. The paper is a
comparative essay that focuses on the roles that these two leaders play as military commanders,
propagandists, religious figures among other areas. At the same time, the paper also compares
Tang Empress Wu Zetian who reigned from 618-907 CE to Pharaoh Cleopatra who ruled Egypt
around 51-31 BC.

Ramses II ruled as the third pharaoh of Egypt of the 19th Dynasty marked with the
period between 1292-1186BCE. His name means the keeper of harmony and balance; he brought
peace in Egypt during his reign. According to many scholars, Ramses II is famous for being a
great commander ever emerged from Egypt. During his reign as the Egyptian pharaoh he was
able to conquer many nations, and despite his military skills he was able to create a lot of peace
treaties and was also popular to have led Egypt peacefully for a long t...

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